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porion

[pawr-ee-on, pohr-]
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noun, plural po·ri·a [pawr-ee-uh, pohr-] /ˈpɔr i ə, ˈpoʊr-/, po·ri·ons. Craniometry.
  1. the most lateral point in the roof of the bony external auditory meatus.
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Origin of porion

1905–10; < New Latin < Greek pór(os) passage, way (see pore2) + -ion diminutive suffix
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  • The most familiar type of this form of apparatus is the Porion evaporator.

    The Manufacture of Paper

    Robert Walter Sindall


porion in Medicine

porion

(pôrē-ŏn′)
n. pl. po•ri•a (pôrē-ə)
  1. The central point on the upper margin of the external auditory meatus.
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